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Adding live music to weekly Hudson Farmers’ Market

May 18th, 2017

Hudson – Singer, songwriter and musician Gregory McConnell of Hudson interacts with a network of performers while actively participating in the region’s open mic circuit. Now, he’s inviting them to perform at a weekly entertainment showcase known as Market Music in conjunction with the first season of the Hudson Farmers’ Market.

Beckwith honored as cross country coach of the year

May 18th, 2017

Grafton – Is it possible for a high school coach to go to bed one night, wake up the next day and discover, quite by accident, that he or she has been bestowed with the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s (MIAA) highest coaching honor not knowing whether they were even in the mix?

Marlborough High girls’ lacrosse ready to put disappointing 2016 season in the past

May 17th, 2017

Marlborough – Players and coaches don’t hold back in conceding that the 2016 campaign ended suddenly and all too painfully for the Marlborough High School (MHS) girls’ varsity lacrosse team. The Panthers were edged out of post-season competition by a single game after an arduous schedule that put the team to the task day in and day out.

The 2017 lineup of opponents has been no less complicated for this squad led by veteran head coach Mary Kelleher who has been with the program since its inception in 2005. Players remain motivated and committed to positive results with an enthusiastic group led by senior captains Casandra Pierre and Megan Saari. Both are goal-oriented and set to take this group as far as it can go.

Penta holds fourth annual Military Appreciation Day ceremony

May 17th, 2017

Westborough – Local and state officials participated in a moving ceremony May 11 at Penta Communications, Inc., to commemorate Military Appreciation Day.

The Northborough American Legion Post 234 Color Guard presented the colors to start the ceremony before the dignitaries and other guests were welcomed by the company’s CEO Deborah Penta. Noting that it was the fourth year the event had been held and once again, anticipated rains held off, Penta said she believed it was “not because of us gathered here this morning but because of those veterans who we are honoring today.”

Grafton voters approve funds for library, DPW building

May 17th, 2017

Grafton – Voters in the May 16 annual Town Election approved a debt exclusion request for the expansion of the Grafton Public Library, 1,197 to 953. They also approved a debt exclusion for a new Department of Public Works building to be located at 48 Old Westboro Road, 1,353 to 778.  Both articles had been […]

Grafton gardeners, history buffs endure chilly weather

May 15th, 2017

Grafton – On an unseasonably chilly May 13, another successful Grafton History Day and Plant Sale took place at Grafton Common. Co-sponsored by the Grafton Historical Society and the Grafton Garden Club, the annual five-hour event celebrates the town’s 1735 incorporation. Proceeds from the plant sales go toward scholarships.

Survivor, volunteer to ride ninth Bicycles Battling Cancer

May 15th, 2017

Region – Cancer survivor Judi Burten of Newton knows firsthand how difficult it can be to arrange for transportation to and from treatment appointments. Grateful for help received from the American Cancer Society (ACS), she’s now volunteering to drive patients with its Road to Recovery program. She’s also preparing to ride in the ninth annual Bicycles Battling Cancer fundraiser for ACS,

Shrewsbury scout collecting retired flags for Eagle Scout project

May 15th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Jack Nguyen, a Life Scout with Troop 114, is asking for the public’s assistance for his Eagle Scout Project. He is collecting flags that residents of Shrewsbury and surrounding towns wish to retire. Nguyen will collect the flags, prepare them and then retire them in an appropriate manner. Flags may be dropped off […]

Marlborough rally falls short against Worcester

May 15th, 2017

Marlborough – The Marlborough High School boys lacrosse team fourth quarter rally fell short as the Panthers lost to the Worcester Combined Warriors by a score of 7-5 in a game played May 8.

Westborough Police and Fire departments hold ‘meet and greet’ with young fans

May 14th, 2017

Westborough – The young residents of the Park Village apartment complex got a special treat the morning of May 13 when members of the Westborough Police and Fire departments stopped by for a “meet and greet” event.

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